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Service-linked role

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021


This topic describes the scenarios of the service-linked role for Global Traffic Manager (GTM) and how to delete the service-linked role. The service-linked role is named AliyunServiceRoleForGTM, which is a Resource Access Management (RAM) role.

Background information

GTM may need to access other cloud services to implement its own features. Alibaba Cloud provides the service-linked role that allows GTM to access other cloud services. For more information about service-linked roles,see Service-linked roles.


The alert group feature of GTM requires access to the cloud service resources of Cloud Monitor. GTM obtains permissions to access these resources by using its service-linked role. When you use this feature, the service-linked role is automatically created. You do not need to manually create the role.


  • Role name: AliyunServiceRoleForGTM

  • Policy name: AliyunServiceRolePolicyForGTM

  • Permission description:

  "Version": "1",
  "Statement": [
      "Action": [
      "Resource": "*",
      "Effect": "Allow"

Delete the service-linked role

If you need to delete the service-linked role AliyunServiceRoleForDAS for GTM, you must first delete all GTM instances.

  • For more information about how to delete a service-linked role, see Delete a service-linked role.